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Derek Chauvin trial live updates: Early witness to George Floyd's arrest sobs on witness stand

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MINNEAPOLIS — A witness who glimpsed the early moments of George Floyd’s arrest last Memorial Day broke down sobbing on the witness stand Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Charles B. McMillian, 61, took off his glasses and wiped the tears from his eyes, saying “oh my god” after seeing video of Floyd calling for his mother and saying “I can’t breathe.” The court then took a brief break before McMillian returned to the stand.

Over the last three days, jurors have heard from 11 witnesses to Floyd’s death, and several have broken down in tears on the stand describing their attempts to intervene on his behalf. Tuesday’s witnesses included a firefighter, 911 dispatcher, a cashier working across the street, a mixed martial arts fighter, the teenager who recorded the now viral video of Floyd’s death and her 9-year-old cousin. 



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